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Recent articles by Kent:

Opinion: For a fee, Phil Mickelson sells his conscience to play in Saudi International

Saudi Arabia has a dubious human rights record, to say the least, but enough money to get Phil Mickelson to look the other way. → Read More

Opinion: Joe Gibbs gets three shots to win NASCAR title after Denny Hamlin's Phoenix win

It was a banner day Sunday at ISM Raceway for Joe Gibbs, who will have three of the four championship contenders at Homestead-Miami Speedway. → Read More

Clap trap: Kyler Murray, Arizona Cardinals have snap problem

Some officials in the NFL have a problem with the way the Cardinals signal for the ball to be snapped. So, is clapping allowed? → Read More

Oh, shift! Why don't baseball players bunt to combat defensive strategy?

Baseball fans who hate the shift reveled in Matt Carpenter's bunt double for St. Louis, but don't expect to see a flood of copycats. → Read More

Opinion: Arizona Cardinals should part ways with Robert Nkemdiche as soon as possible

There’s no reason for the Arizona Cardinals to show more patience with Robert Nkemdiche, the former first-round pick who hasn't met expectations. → Read More

Monty Williams' hiring works only if Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver keeps his distance

The Suns made news by hiring a coach, Monty Williams, who had other options. Now will owner Robert Sarver allow him the freedom to do his job? → Read More

Alliance of American Football will serve as a laboratory for changing the rules of football

Will the Alliance of Amercian Football give us a glimpse of what the game will one day look like? → Read More

Cardinals fans embrace Larry Fitzgerald in a big way in possibly his final home game

Just in case it was goodbye forever, Cardinals fans gave an old friend a big hug Sunday afternoon at State Farm Stadium. → Read More

Steve Wilks is likely to be fired by Cardinals, but what about Steve Keim?

Cardinals General Manager Steve Keim deserves another year to clean up a mess he helped create. → Read More

Column: Phoenix should call Suns owner Robert Sarver's bluff about moving team

Robert Sarver wants $150M from taxpayers to help fund arena renovations, but he has failed to produce a team anyone wants to watch, says Kent Somers. → Read More

It's official: The Cardinals have finally quit on coach Steve Wilks

Columnist Kent Somers: Until Sunday, the Cardinals appeared to continue to play hard for coach Steve Wilks. That's no longer the case. → Read More

Diamondbacks making right move by exploring trading Paul Goldschmidt, Zack Greinke

Columnist Kent Somers: Trading Paul Goldschmidt would be painful for the Diamondbacks but it's a necessary move. → Read More

Josh Rosen's rookie contract gives the Cardinals spending money for big free agents

The Cardinals have a prime opportunity to build around Josh Rosen after this season. → Read More

Cardinals GM Steve Keim is due back at work Aug. 21. Is returning that soon a good thing?

Somers: Sometimes, good people make incredibly bad decisions - like the situation Cards GM Steve Keim finds himself navigating. → Read More

Arizona awarded Super Bowl LVII in 2023

It’s official. Arizona will host its fourth Super Bowl in 2023. → Read More

Kurt Warner among ex-pros backing new concussion treatment that aims to prevent CTE

Former Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner is supporting research of a new drug to treat concussion symptoms, with hopes it can help prevent CTE. → Read More

Cardinals rookie Christian Kirk was arrested, charged with criminal damage prior to NFL draft

Police said Christian Kirk was intoxicated and seen throwing rocks at cars outside an Arizona golf tournament. The Cardinals said they knew of the alleged incident. → Read More

Arizona Cardinals top draft pick Josh Rosen overcomes early jitters at first NFL minicamp

Quarterback Josh Rosen, the No. 10 overall NFL draft pick by the Arizona Cardinals, overcame some early jitters on the first day of rookie minicamp. → Read More

Hall of Famer Kurt Warner says he considered NFL return for 2018 season

Kurt Warner, who last played in 2009 and has since been elected to Hall of Fame, says he considered playing in 2018 season. → Read More

Linebacker Josh Bynes might start for the Cardinals, and he's not comfortable with it

Cardinals linebacker Josh Bynes has lasted eight NFL seasons by assuming nothing. → Read More